Journalists are like cars, they need tuning, oil change, taken to a garage for service—you need to have journalistic batteries recharged—so go for it as I did and you will notice the difference.

Ray Choto
2010 Seminar Participant, How to Wear 5 Hats and Succeed

At the Institute

  • Owners of Three Tampa Bay Major Professional Sports, in Rare Joint Appearance, to Speak at Poynter Institute

    Global Leader in Journalism Gathers Owners of the Lightning, Rays and Bucs to Discuss Business of Professional Sports with National Sports Editors’ Conference and Public

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2016) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced today that it will convene the owners of the three major professional sports franchises in the Tampa Bay area in a rare joint appearance at the Institute on Feb. 29.

  • Poynter Institute Announces Initiative to Fact-Check Claims About Global Health and Development

    Collaboration among The Poynter Institute, PolitiFact and Africa Check will bring accountability and public context globally to complex regional issues

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan.

  • The Poynter Institute and GateHouse Media, LLC Launch Customized Training Initiative

    Global leader in journalism joins forces with leading newspaper publisher to create innovative professional development program

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2016) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced it will work with GateHouse Media, LLC, publisher of more newspapers than any company in the nation, on a 2016 training certificate program for company journalists.

    Poynter worked closely with GateHouse to create detailed professional development programs, targeting specific journalism skills.

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Storytelling Tip: Use Five Motivators to Engage Audiences

The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins shows how using five story motivators will help you create stronger stories.